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Pregnancy, lips blue, face white - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   last night my husband and i were having sexual intercourse, we had just started and i noticed it hurt
Doctor :   ok
User :   so i said so, then my face went white and lips blue
User :   i couldnt breathe
User :   im 6 months pregnant
User :   and i had to take my inhaler and i was okay
User :   but my breathing was irregular
Doctor :   ok

User :   did this hurt the baby and what was it caused by?
Doctor :   are you suffering from asthma?
User :   yes , always have but nothing like this
User :   i have always been able to breathe a little bit, this was almost like i momentarily forgot how to breathe
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   its basically the fact that your pregnant that it puts pressure on the diaphragm
Doctor :   so it restrcits the movement
Doctor :   of the lungs
User :   it was scary
Doctor :   it can hurt the baby if the membranes get ruptured during the act of sex
Doctor :   did you have any leakage?
User :   no
Doctor :   of fluid?
User :   nothing
User :   the fact that i was so blue, i was out of oxygen, would that affect the baby ?
Doctor :   yes it can affect the amount of oxygen supplied to the baby

Doctor :   do you still feel the movements of the baby?
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